Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Rydalmere

Type: Full Time

Posted: 10/06/2020


About Thales

Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Your Role

The role reports into the Acoustics Centre of Excellence Production Manager which sits within the Underwater Systems Business Line Operations Team, which is part of the Thales Australia Maritime Business Unit.

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for maximising customer satisfaction through the implementation of new manufacturing processes, jigs, tools and machinery which meets Thales exacting quality and health and safety standards plus enables the manufacture of products to achieve challenging cost and delivery targets.

About You

  • 5 years’ experience in the design and implementation of manufacturing processes, jigs, tools and machinery for high quality electro-mechanical assemblies with a medium level production rate of up to 50,000 units per year.
  • Degree qualified in a relevant field, preferably manufacturing, process, mechanical or mechatronics engineering.
  • Sound skills, knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing, automation, manufacturing process, jig and tool design and Continuous Improvement.
  • Excellent communicator, written and verbal, with good inter-personal skills.
  • Able to cope with change and respond in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge and experience of Six sigma process control

Good to Know

You’ll receive an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants. 

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance.  To learn more about clearances please visit –

Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.

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At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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